Itanagar Ashram: A lab for living in enlightenment!

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A profile of a joyous warrior who fights on peacefully amidst adverse and scary events in a lab for living in enlightenment! I couldn’t help laughing whenever Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji shares the story from the Ramayan in which a stray dog asks Lord Rama to make his attacker the head of an ashram as… Read more »

Shakti Kriya with Sri Sri

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On Monday the 17th of December 2012, my husband and I hit a jackpot! We had just come out of Rudra Puja and were having breakfast in the Annapoorna Dining Hall at Art of Living International Ashram  when Naga Nandini ji, a senior Art of Living teacher from Mysore, bumped into us and said, “let’s hurry…. Read more »

Shivratri Special Peeks of Guru Padukavanam

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This Shivratri all eyes are set on the unveiling of the Phase 1 of the breath-takingly beautiful amphi-theatre at Art of Living Bangalore Ashram – THE GURU PADUKAVANAM.       The Guru Paduka Vanam is designed in the shape an open amphi theatre in the shape of Gurudev’s Paduka with a capacity to accommodate two… Read more »

Pragyanand Maharaj ji : A Tribute

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Narayan Naraayan Naraayan Naraayan!. To those who are regular with the daily satsang at the Art of Living International Ashram in Bangalore, it’s not just a chant of the name of the divine. It tells of a saint of unusual depth! Maharaj ji, as Gurudev called him was a very gracious being, clad in an… Read more »

Sri Sri and Mr Cobra

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Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji loves going out for morning walks. Back in 2006, it was a regular feature. Everyday during the walk a snake used to cross his path; As if it was a daily ritual, the glimmering reptile  would wait for Sri Sri and slither away after seeing him walk by. He… Read more »

Navratri: The Sri Sri connection

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As a kid, Navratri  was a welcome relief to the reluctant student in me, it being the only day in the calendar, when even parents encouraged us to not study! Beyond that heavenly relief, I never understood or even cared to figure out, what the celebrations were about! To confess, for a long time, I even… Read more »

About The Art of Living And Behind The Scenes

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On any given day, thousands are present in satsang at the Bangalore Ashram. Many years ago, it was just a few hundreds.On one such day after the satsang, Sri Sri began moving through the crowd and distributing sweets. A little boy crept through the crowd and made it all the way to Sri Sri and… Read more »